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TENS (Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation)



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TENS ist die Abkürzung für transkutane elektrische Nervenstimulation. Diesen kryptischen Begriff kennst Du vielleicht eher unter der Bezeichnung „Reizstrom“. Dieser wird bei zahlreichen Beschwerden und Gesundheitsproblemen eingesetzt. Insbesondere in der Schmerzbehandlung findet TENS Anwendung. Studien zeigen, dass eine gezielte Stimulation der Nerven auch bei Regelschmerzen und Endometriose sinnvoll sein kann.

TENS-Gerät bei Endometriose


We observed significant improvement for chronic pelvic pain, deep dyspareunia and quality of life by the use of TENS. Both application types of TENS were effective for improving the evaluated types of pain

Effectiveness of complementary pain treatment for women with deep endometriosis through Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)


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TENS is the abbreviation for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and is used in the treatment of pain. TENS devices transmit electrical stimuli through the skin to the nervous system. This is intended to reduce the transmission of pain to the brain and stimulate the production of the body's own pain-relieving hormone, endorphin.

Since endometriosis is associated with severe pain in most people, TENS is used as complementary therapy and, according to many sufferers, provides some relief from abdominal pain.

A study demonstrated significant pain reduction in women with deep infiltrating endometriosis (see link in articles).

On the market are now numerous devices to buy. Therefore, it is best to read testimonials from other Endo-fighters about which model they recommend specifically for the abdomen and/or talk to your gynecologist about the model to buy or a prescription.

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Our contributions contain only general information. Nothing contained on this website is intended to diagnose or treat a disease. We are not physicians and make no medical or healthcare promises.

The content may not be used as a basis for self-diagnosing or beginning, modifying, or terminating treatment for any disease. Always consult your physician for any health questions or complaints.

Ratings: From April 2022 to March 2023, we collected self-reported judgements from FemXX Community Members who report having Endometriosis. The ratings are not representing a medical judgement or scientific evaluation.

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